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  • Will Aaron Rodgers and the Packers keep their winning streak going all the way to the Super Bowl?

    NFL NFC Championship Game preview: Green Bay Packers vs. Atlanta Falcons

    And then there were four. After all that talk about the Falcons possibly playing their final game at the Georgia Dome, they’re back, thanks to the Packers’ upset of the Cowboys. Can Green Bay pull off one more upset to get to the Super Bowl? In a way, perhaps we should all be rooting for the Packers...
  • Matt Ryan may be the NFL MVP, but can he also lead the Falcons to a playoff win?

    NFL Divisional Round Preview: Seattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons

    Seattle Seahawks (10-5-1) at Atlanta Falcons (11-5), Saturday Jan. 14 4:35 PM ET Line: Falcons -3.5 The Seahawks kept their home playoff win streak going, but now they have to head on the road to try and take the next step toward returning to the Super Bowl. Can they make it happen? Seattle handled...
  • We know Tom Brady. Brock Osweiler, you are no Tom Brady.

    NFL Divisional Round Preview: Houston Texans vs. New England Patriots

    Houston Texans (9-7) at New England Patriots (14-2), Saturday Jan. 14 8:15 PM ET Line: Patriots -15.5 The Texans were able to take advantage of the Raiders having to start their third-string quarterback to earn a win last week. Their reward is a trip to New England to try and take down Tom Brady...
  • Can the Chiefs keep Antonio Brown and the Steelers' offense in check?

    NFL Divisional Round Preview: Pittsburgh Steelers vs. Kansas City Chiefs

    Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5) at Kansas City Chiefs (12-4), Sunday Jan. 15 1:05 PM ET Line: Push The first round of the NFL playoffs wasn’t terribly exciting. This is the kind of matchup that makes you believe the second round is going to make up for it. The Steelers and the Chiefs are two really good...
  • Can Aaron Rodgers keep Green Bay's win streak going?

    NFL Divisional Round Preview: Green Bay Packers vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Green Bay Packers (10-6) at Dallas Cowboys (13-3), Sunday Jan. 15 4:40 PM ET The Packers bested the one team who has beaten the Cowboys when they were actually trying, the Giants. Can they take the next step and beat Dallas now, though? These are two teams that have been red hot at points in this...
  • Can Aaron Rodgers and the Packers keep their win streak going?

    NFL Wild Card Round Preview: New York Giants vs. Green Bay Packers

    New York Giants (11-5) at Green Bay Packers (10-6), Sunday Jan. 8 4:40 PM ET Line: Packers -5 If we’re being honest, the wild card round of this year’s NFL playoffs doesn’t seem super exciting on paper. Fortunately, the Giants and the Packers seem like the antidote to all that. Finally, we have a...
  • Can the Dolphins keep Le'Veon Bell in check? And if they do, what about Antonio Brown?

    NFL Wild Card Round Preview: Miami Dolphins vs. Pittsburgh Steelers

    Miami Dolphins (10-6) at Pittsburgh Steelers (11-5), Sunday Jan. 8 1:05 PM ET Line: Steelers -10 Earlier this season, the Dolphins beat the Steelers 30-15. Now, Miami is a 10-point underdog in the playoffs. Can lightning strike twice? Maybe in Florida, where there is a lot of lightning, but probably...
  • Does Matthew Stafford have one more miracle win left in him?

    NFL Wild Card Round Preview: Detroit Lions vs. Seattle Seahawks

    Detroit Lions (9-7) at Seattle Seahawks (10-5-1), Saturday Jan. 7 8:15 PM ET Line: Seahawks -8 The Lions had a chance to win the NFC North and get their first home playoff game since 1993. They didn’t. Now, they get to visit Seattle. Fun! Detroit’s run of luck and come-from-behind victories ran out...
  • No Derek Carr? Big problem for the Raiders.

    NFL Wild Card Round Preview: Oakland Raiders vs. Houston Texans

    Oakland Raiders (12-4) at Houston Texans (9-7), Saturday Jan. 7 4:35 PM ET Line: Texans -4 The NFL playoffs are here! How exciting! Now watch two hideous quarterback situations play out in front of you. We always knew the Houston Texans were going to give us ugly play under center. Unfortunately...
  • L.A. Rams end season with a 44 - 6 thud to the Arizona Cardinals

    L.A. Rams end season with a 44 - 6 thud to the Arizona Cardinals

    Well, it really wasn't a triumphant return to Los Angeles for the Rams. It was more like a limp. The Rams ended the season with an embarrassing 44 - 6 loss to the Arizona Cardinals at the Coliseum finishing their first season back in the City of Angels with a 4 and 12 record. The Rams' Offense was...
  • Disappointing AZ Cardinals & L.A. Rams square off in season finale

    Disappointing AZ Cardinals & L.A. Rams square off in season finale

    Amidst rumors there is mutual interest between New Orleans Saints head coach Sean Payton and the Rams regarding their vacant head coaching position after Jeff Fisher was fired a few weeks back, the Rams look to end their disappointing first year back in the City of Angels with a win against an...
  • Top five memorable moments in the Lions-Packers rivalry

    Top five memorable moments in the Lions-Packers rivalry

    The longest continuous rivalry in the NFL is the Detroit Lions and Green Bay Packers. No two teams have played each at least twice every season longer than those two teams. Sunday’s 175th meeting between the two teams will have added meaning. The winner will win the division and earn a home playoff...
  • Week 17 in the NFC West

    NFC West Week 17 viewer's guide

    The final regular season week of the 2016/17 National Football League season is set to get underway this Sunday. Older football fans may remember when the NFL scheduled Saturday afternoon games during December. But, the proliferation of college bowl games have squeezed the NFL aside. Who doesn't...
  • The Seahawks-49ers rivalry gains another chapter this week.

    Memorable moments from the 49ers-Seahawks rivalry

    When does a sports rivalry come into full flower? Does there have to be a cataclysmic event, or is mere proximity to one another enough to draw the wrath of one team (and their fanbase) to another? The San Francisco 49ers and Seattle Seahawks have both geographic and league placement proximity to...
  • Can Aaron Rodgers and the Packers keep their winning streak going and take the NFC North crown?

    NFL Week 17 Sunday Night Football preview: Green Bay Packers vs. Detroit Lions

    Green Bay Packers (9-6) at Detroit Lions (9-6), Sunday Jan. 1, 8:30 PM ET Line: Lions +3 It’s the last week of the NFL regular season. That means no Thursday Night Football and no Monday Night Football. There’s only one primetime game, but it’s a doozy. The Packers are taking on the Lions with a lot...
  • Week 16 in the NFL 

    NFC West Week 16 viewer's guide

    Football fans know that Week 16 of the 2016/17 National Football League season began Thursday night with the Eagles beating the Giants and making the Cowboys and their fans the happiest of all. The Giants will still make the playoffs. But they will have to remember to pack an offense if they are...
  • Can Matthew Stafford help pull off the road upset?

    NFL Week 16 Monday Night Football: Detroit Lions vs. Dallas Cowboys

    Detroit Lions (9-5) at Dallas Cowboys (12-2), Monday Dec. 26, 8:30 PM ET Line: Cowboys -7.5 What to do the day after Christmas? Might we suggest watching some more football? After a loss to the Giants, only their second of the season, the Cowboys bounced back with a win last Sunday night. However...
  • Von Miller an the Broncos defense will have to come up big for Denver's playoff chances.

    NFL Week 16 Sunday Night Football: Denver Broncos vs. Kansas City Chiefs

    Denver Broncos (8-6) at Kansas City Chiefs (10-4), Sunday Dec. 25, 8:30 PM ET Line: Chiefs -4.5 So this is Christmas, and what have you done? By the end of Sunday, perhaps you will say, “Watched the Broncos and Chiefs play football.” That would be a wise decision, because this should be a really...
  • Don't expect to see Brock Osweiler wearing his helmet Saturday.

    NFL Week 16 Saturday Night Football: Cincinatti Bengals vs. Houston Texans

    Cincinnati Bengals (5-8-1) at Houston Texans (8-6), Saturday Dec. 24, 8:30 PM ET Line: Texans -2.5 This is a weird week for the NFL, thanks to the holidays. The NFL may run roughshod over most things, but apparently not over Christmas. Sunday is Christmas, so most NFL games are taking place on...
  • Remember when everybody was in love with Carson Wentz?

    NFL Week 16 Thursday Night Football: New York Giants vs. Philadelphia Eagles

    New York Giants (10-4) at Philadelphia Eagles (5-9), Thursday Dec. 22, 8:30 PM ET Line: Eagles +2.5 Remember when Philly was looking good and seemed like they might make the playoffs? Remember when Carson Wentz was the next big thing under center? Now they’ve lost five games in a row, and Wentz...
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